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Certificate III in Greengrocery

Code: 22340VIC

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Overview

Campus

Workplace and Industry

Duration

9 months part time

Requirements

No formal requirements.

Next Intake

Ongoing, December

Next Intake

October

The Certificate III in Green Grocery is designed for employees and job seeking employees working within the retail green grocery sector. The course is designed to enhance employability and enhance the knowledge of green grocery employees. The key skills undertaken are:

  • Produce Knowledge
  • Health and Workplace Safety
  • Customer Service
  • Cash sales and advice
  • Floristry requirements
  • Communications and Interpersonal Skills

This Qualification is a general pre-vocational qualification aimed as an entry point into the retail greengrocery industry. It is highly recommended that whilst undertaking this qualification the learner should seek to gain a period of work placement or work experience in the following greengrocer workplace settings:

  • greengrocer and fresh produce secondary wholesale and retail sectors i.e. small and large operators selling to the public and other food service and hospitality businesses
  • general food and grocery industry retail sector i.e. Supermarkets food industry product management for processing sector

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

All candidates who undertake the 22340VIC Certificate III in Greengrocery are provided with advice on employment and training options.

Pathways for candidates considering this qualification may include:

  • direct entry, including VET in Schools
  • after achieving 22339VIC Certificate II in Greengrocery
  • limited vocational training and/or work experience.
  • Retail greengrocer
  • Pathways

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    Course Details

    Delivery methods

    The course is delivered over nine months with fortnightly three hour online training sessions and seven days of face to face delivery.

    • Blended learning
    • Face-to-face

    Assessment Methods

    Workplace assessment

    Units of Study

    The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.

    Code Subject Elective Hours
    AMPR106 PROCESS SALES TRANSACTIONS Core 10
    BSBWHS201 CONTRIBUTE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY OF SELF AND OTHERS Elective 20
    BSBWHS301 MAINTAIN WORKPLACE SAFETY Core 40
    FDFOP2005A WORK IN A SOCIALLY DIVERSE ENVIRONMENT Elective 30
    FDFOP2061A USE NUMERICAL APPLICATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE Core 30
    SFLSOP004 RECEIVE AND STORE FLORISTRY STOCK Elective 30
    SFLSOP006 DISPLAY AND MERCHANDISE FLORISTRY STOCK Elective 35
    SIRRFSA001 HANDLE FOOD SAFELY IN A RETAIL ENVIRONMENT Core 40
    SIRRINV002 CONTROL STOCK Core 35
    SIRRMER002 MERCHANDISE FOOD PRODUCTS Core 25
    SIRRRTF001 BALANCE AND SECURE POINT-OF-SALE TERMINAL Core 20
    SIRXCEG002 ASSIST WITH CUSTOMER DIFFICULTIES Core 40
    SIRXCOM002 WORK EFFECTIVELY IN A TEAM Core 30
    SIRXPDK002 ADVISE ON FOOD PRODUCTS AND SERVICES Core 30
    SIRXRSK001 IDENTIFY AND RESPOND TO SECURITY RISKS Core 30
    SITXCCS006 PROVIDE SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS Core 25
    TLID1001 SHIFT MATERIALS SAFELY USING MANUAL HANDLING METHODS Elective 20
    VU22011 WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE FRESH PRODUCE INDUSTRY Core 35
    VU22012 IDENTIFY FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Core 30
    VU22013 ASSESS AND MAINTAIN QUALITY OF FRESH PRODUCE AND GROCERY PRODUCTS Core 40

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

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    Scholarships available

    Melbourne Market Authority are sponsoring scholarships to contribute to your tuition.

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    Fees & Costs

    Tuition Fees
    Concession Government subsidised fee Non-subsidised fee
    Tuition fee $290 $1450 $5615
    Materials fee $0 $0 $0
    Maximum annual amenities $175 $250 $250
    Total payable $465 $1700 $5865
    Per year $
    Per semester $
    Materials fee $

    The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

    Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

    To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.

    Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

    Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 19 November 2020. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

    After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

    For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

    Materials

    Lists of required materials, books and timetables will be provided at course induction or class enrolment by the teaching department.

    Fees explained

    The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment. 

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    The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.

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    Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:

    • Commonwealth Health Care card, or
    • Pensioner Concession card, or
    • Any dependent spouse or dependent child of one of the above cardholders, or
    • Veterans Gold card.

    The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:

    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
    • Asylum Seekers and victims of human trafficking 

    Additional expenses

    Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.

    Amenities must be paid each academic year you are enrolled.

    Scholarships on offer

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    Next Steps

    We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.

    The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.

    It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.

    For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about TPPs here.

    If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.

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